July 2012 News

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – August/September 2012 Issue Now Available

July 26, 2012

The current (August/September 2012) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This issue includes the following features and departments along with our huge Northwest summer events calendar. Visit your local specialty running store, triathlon shop or bike shop to pick up a copy, or find RaceCenter at select Jamba Juice locations throughout Oregon and Washington. RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is also available DIGITALLY, compliments of the Eugene Women’s Half Marathon. Click here to check out …more »

Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon Gears Up for Year Three

July 25, 2012

From Press Release – Thousands of runners, wine enthusiasts, sponsors and spectators will converge at the finish line of the Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon, presented by Subaru, in the “great little town” of Carlton on Sunday, September 2nd. Now in its third year, the race is one of the most scenic half marathons in the country, and features four days events beginning on Thursday at Sports Authority in Beaverton. Two-time defending women’s champion Carre …more »

First Thursday Urban Adventure Runs Presented By Fit Right – Next Event August 2

July 23, 2012

From Press Release – Join Portland’s most popular FREE group run happening the First Thursday of each month (March – October 2012).  With an average of more than 500 runners in attendance, this unique and groundbreaking event allows you to go for a test run in various brand shoes and listen to awesome music by DJ Raj!  FREE BEER!  Yup, after you’ve visited all of your checkpoints to collect raffle tickets, you can enjoy a …more »

Top Northwest Athletes Capture Regional Triathlon Titles

July 11, 2012

From Press Release – The 2012 Pacific Crest Sports Weekend Sports Festival was held June 22-24, in Sunriver, OR. Despite the unseasonable weather, athletes came out in droves from across the country to participate in the 16th annual event. Among the events was the Pacific Crest Long Course Triathlon, which served as the 2012 TRI NorthWest Long Course Championship. Keeping safety a priority, race organizers were forced to shorten the bike route on the Long …more »

Eugene’s Oregon Track Club Masters to Host “TEN miler” in September

July 10, 2012

From Press Release – Oregon Track Club Masters has announced the date of  their signature 10 mile run and 5K run/walk dubbed “Oregon Track Club Masters presents: The TEN miler.” Both are on flat, fast and scenic USATF certified courses.  The race will be on September 30, 2012 and will start and finish at Alton Baker Park Race director Ken Vendley says, ” This distance is perfect for a goal race or incorporate the longer …more »

Race Report: 2012 Pacific Crest Long Course Triathlon

July 9, 2012

Submitted by Craig Dean – The annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festivalon June 22-24 drew endurance athletes from all 50 states and several countries to the beautiful resort community of Sunriver, Oregon.  The weekend was highlighted by the Long Course Triathlon and unseasonably chilly conditions leading up to the start of the race.  After delaying the race for an hour from the previously scheduled 9am start time, race directors made the difficult decision to shorten …more »